Bookkeeper/Admin

Industry

Admin and Secretarial

Advert ID

USA_551451

Location

Poughkeepsie

Job Type

Temporary

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD17-18/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Poughkeepsie, NY - (USA) US Route 9 NY Poughkeepsie , NY 12601

ContactNumber

845-454-1950

Job Description

Bookkeeper - LaGrange



This is important bookkeeping or semi-technical accounting work involving responsibility for independently maintaining a set of general books in accordance with general infrequent instructions. The work also calls for the frequent exercise of independent judgment in the allocation of charges and in other account keeping functions where the procedure is not clearly defined. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Town Supervisor, Comptroller, Superintendent of Schools or another administrative employee of higher rank. Direct supervision may be exercised over clerical staff such as Account Clerks.



TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:



1.Maintains journal and ledger records of the agency or municipality;

2.Audits vouchers prior to payment;

3.Makes summary statements of balances, receipts and payments;

4.Reviews claims and issues checks authorized by the appointing authority;

5.Prepares employee payrolls;

6.Performs a wide variety of account keeping and general clerical activities;

7.Does related work as required.



FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:



Thorough knowledge of methods, practices, and terminology used in financial and statistical clerical work; thorough knowledge of record keeping practices, office terminology, procedures and equipment; working knowledge of modern accounting theory and practices; working knowledge of single and double entry bookkeeping practices; working knowledge of the current principles, practices, methods, and capabilities of high speed electronic data processing; ability to follow complex oral and written directions; ability to prepare financial reports; ability to prepare simple statistical reports; ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing; integrity; good accounting judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:



Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma PLUS:



EITHER: (A) Three (3) years of experience in clerical work which shall have involved the keeping or reviewing of financial records in a responsible capacity, preferably in the field of governmental accounting;

OR: (B) Any equivalent combination of experience and training sufficient to indicate ability to do the work.



Please call the Poughkeepsie Manpower office at 845-454-1950 for more information.